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Proverbs 18 :: Darby Translation (DBY)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:1 - He that separateth himself seeketh his pleasure, he is vehement against all sound wisdom.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:2 - A fool hath no delight in understanding, but only that his heart may reveal itself.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:3 - When the wicked cometh, there cometh also contempt, and with ignominy reproach.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:4 - The words of a man's mouth are deep waters, and the fountain of wisdom is a gushing brook.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:5 - It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to wrong the righteous in judgment.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:6 - A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for stripes.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:7 - A fool's mouth is destruction to him, and his lips are a snare to his soul.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:8 - The words of a talebearer are as dainty morsels, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:9 - He also who is indolent in his work is brother of the destroyer.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:10 - The name of Jehovah is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:11 - The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as a high wall in his own imagination.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:12 - Before destruction the heart of man is haughty; and before honour goeth humility.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:13 - He that giveth answer before he heareth, it is folly and shame unto him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:14 - The spirit of a man sustaineth his infirmity; but a broken spirit who can bear?

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:15 - The heart of an intelligent man getteth knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:16 - A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:17 - He that is first in his own cause seemeth just; but his neighbour cometh and searcheth him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:18 - The lot causeth contentions to cease, and parteth between the mighty.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:19 - A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city; and contentions are as the bars of a palace.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:20 - A man's belly is satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; with the increase of his lips is he satisfied.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:21 - Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:22 - Whoso hath found a wife hath found a good thing, and hath obtained favour from Jehovah.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:23 - He that is poor speaketh with supplications, but the rich answereth roughly.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:24 - A man of many friends will come to ruin but there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.
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J. N. Darby translated the bible in 1890. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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